Glen Spey

Glen Spey 12 Year Old Flora & Fauna Single Malt Whisky, 70cl

A smooth, pleasant and lighter style single malt Speyside with tropical and fruity notes of ripe peaches pineapple and hints of lemon. Fresh, green nose with wisps of smoke, then light, smooth sweetness balancing to a dry finish.

Serving Suggestion: Best enjoyed neat or with a drop of water.

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"Tropical fruits and malt on the comparatively delicate nose. Medium-bodied with fresh fruits and vanilla toffee on the palate, becoming steadily nuttier and drier in a gently oaky, mildly smoky finish."

Gavin D Smith, Malt Whisky Yearbook 2015, p.137

"Delicate and floral on the nose, a complex mix of flavours on the palate with orange, citrus fruits, honey, vanilla and cinnamon in the mix."

Dominic Roskrow, Malt Whisky Yearbook 2015, p.137

Appearance

Pale gold.

Body

Medium-bodied with a smooth mouthfeel.

Nose

Mild nose-feel. Closed. Lightly fruity - greengages and white grapes. With water, fresh and estery, but still relatively closed. Green pea-pods. Wisp of smoke - dead fires or charred wood. Very light medicinal note: Elastoplast. Nose reduces considerably with development. Warm wood.

Palate

Warming. Light sweetness, with some acidity.

Finish

Dry, medium length. Some chocolate and light coconut in the aftertaste.